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Hamas PM reshuffles cabinet


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Spe 2 (IANS) Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh Sunday reshuffled his cabinet, replacing seven ministers.The new reshuffle included the ministers of agriculture, housing, finance, health, Islamic endowment, ... Read more...

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Abbas not to hold bilateral talks with Iran


August 31st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Aug 30 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not hold bilateral talks with Iran during his stay in Tehran, a Palestinian official said Thursday.Abbas arrived in Iran Wednesday ... Read more...

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Hamas team embarks on Arab tour via Egypt


March 4th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Gaza, Mar 4 (ANI): A Hamas delegation has reportedly embarked on an Arab tour for the first time since Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down last month.The delegation, which was led by ... Read more...

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Arab League chief calls for breaking Gaza siege


June 13th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, June 13 (IANS) Arab League chief Amr Moussa Sunday called for an immediate lifting of Israeli blockade of the Palestinian territory. "The siege must be broken and lifted," Moussa told reporters after ... Read more...

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Israel admits use of white phosphorus in Gaza offensive


April 23rd, 2009 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 23 (DPA) The Israeli military made mistakes during its December offensive in Gaza, which caused civilian deaths, but did not deliberately fire at civilians, Israel's deputy chief of army staff ... Read more...

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Palestinian factions return to Cairo for talks


March 31st, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Cairo, March 31 (DPA) Representatives of rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah returned to Cairo Tuesday to resume talks on forming a national unity government, representatives of the groups said. Egyptian-mediated talks between ... Read more...

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Israel-Hamas truce likely this week, says Hamas official


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.3 (ANI): A top Hamas official has told The Jerusalem Post that an Egyptian-mediated cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas is likely to be reached by Thursday. Ahmed Youssef, the ... Read more...

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Israel jets bomb 40 targets, including Hamas leader’s office (Lead)


December 29th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Gaza, Dec 29 (DPA) Israeli warplanes bombed and rocketed Gaza for the third day running Monday, hitting some 40 targets overnight, including the office former Palestinian prime minister and Hamas leader ... Read more...

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Majority of Palestinians support Abbas, shows poll


June 9th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Ramallah, June 9 (Xinhua) An opinion poll has shown an upswing in the rating of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and a majority of people have opposed his resignation. According to the poll ... Read more...

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Iranian rockets smuggled into Gaza by sea: Haneya aide


March 13th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Gaza, March 13 (Xinhua) An aide to deposed Hamas prime minister Ismail Haneya Thursday said Iranian-made Grad rockets are smuggled into Gaza across the Mediterranean Sea and not through the underground tunnels ... Read more...

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Israeli raids kill 17 as rocket barrage continues


February 29th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
DPA Gaza City, Feb 29 (DPA) Israeli raids in the West Bank and Gaza Strip killed 17 Palestinians, among them three children, as Gaza-based militants fired at least 30 rockets and mortars at ... Read more...

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